Biodiversity of Mobile Benthic Fauna in Geoduck (Panopea generosa) Aquaculture Beds in Southern Puget Sound, Washington

@inproceedings{Brown2011BiodiversityOM,
  title={Biodiversity of Mobile Benthic Fauna in Geoduck (Panopea generosa) Aquaculture Beds in Southern Puget Sound, Washington},
  author={Rana A. Brown and Erik V. Thuesen},
  year={2011}
}
ABSTRACT Aquaculture of the geoduck, Panopea generosa Gould, 1850, has increased dramatically during the past decade in southern Puget Sound, WA, and the effects of these intertidal aquaculture geoduck beds on local fauna is mostly unknown. This study examined the species composition, relative abundances, and biodiversity indices of mobile benthic fauna in geoduck farm areas of southern Puget Sound. Surveys of geoduck farms in two different stages of aquaculture production were carried out… Expand
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